Q: How does my child change their name in the state of Louisiana?
A: A petition for name change needs to be filed. If your child is over 18 then he is the party to file it. If your child is under the age of 18, I believe both parents need to have notice of the lawsuit and/or be a party of the lawsuit. Some parish Clerk of Courts have forms for this, but if your parish does not, then call a lawyer in your area for further information on what to do, etc.
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